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Analogy of comet and human mind in "A Law of Acceleration"

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A Law of Acceleration, Henry Adams, 1904

Adams, Henry. "A Law of Acceleration." Bartleby.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 May 2016.

According to paragraph 3, ("For convenience,…) the relationship between the comet and the human mind is best expressed as which of the following?

A

Neither the comet nor the human mind will find equilibrium.

B

The comet and human mind travel on a straight path.

C

The power of the human mind is stronger than the force of the comet.

D

Both the comet and the human mind refuse to obey a predisposed set of rules.

E

The comet's rate of speed contrasts with that of the human mind.